(Schedule as of March, 2022 - Subject to Minor Changes)

Schedule

 

SUNDAY 10 JULY

 Noon – 6 p.m.          Registration. Kathy Lindeman, Registrar

 6:00 – 7:00                  Dinner on Your Own

 7:00 – 7:45                  Opening Remarks & Introductions. Lorne Bair, Seminar Director

 7:45 – 8:45                  Keynote Address – Angelika Elstner, ILAB

 8:45 – 10:00                Welcome Reception

 

MONDAY 11 JULY

 8:15 –10:00                 Faculty Introductions & a User's Guide to CABS.  Lorne Bair & Faculty

 10:00 – 10:15              BREAK

 10:15 – 11:30             The Book as Physical Object: Part 1.   Justin Croft & Simon Beattie

 11:30 – 12:30.           The Basics of Catalog Description.   Lorne Bair & Katherine Reagan

 

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH

 

 1:30 – 2:30                  Scrounging, Scouting & House Calls.  Brian Cassidy

 2:30 – 3:30                  Building & Working With a Reference Library. FACULTY

 3:30 – 3:45                  BREAK

 3:45 – 5:00                  Research Strategies, Part 1. Garrett Scott

 6:00 – 8:30                  OPENING NIGHT PICNIC 

 

TUESDAY 12 JULY

 8:30 – 10:00                Business Basics for Booksellers.  Brian Cassidy

 10:00 – 10:15              BREAK

 10:15 – 11:45              Buying & Pricing Books. Rob Rulon-Miller & Lorne Bair

 11:45 – 12:30             Cataloguing 1: Students Choose Their Books.

  

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                  Research Strategies, Part 2. Garrett Scott

 2:30 – 3:30                  Why Bibliography Matters. FACULTY**

 3:30 – 3:45                  BREAK

 3:45 – 4:00                  SET–UP for Break–Out Sessions

 4:00 – 5:30                  Break Out Sessions (30 minutes each x 3):

  • Packaging & Shipping. Garrett Scott
  • Basics of Book Photography. Maria Lin
  • 3-D Carter's ABC. Rob Rulon-Miller

5:30 – 6:30                  Classroom Open for Individual Research

                                  

  DINNER ON YOUR OWN

  

WEDNESDAY 13 JULY

 8:30 –10:00                 Specialist Dealer Lecture: Justin Croft & Simon Beattie

 10:00 – 10:15              BREAK

 10:15 – 11:15              Cataloguing 2: Beyond the Basics. Lorne Bair & Rob Rulon-Miller 

 11:15 – 12:30              Websites, Data, and Databases. Maria Lin

  

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                  How to (Actually) Sell a Book. Heather O’Donnell

 2:30 – 3:30                 Introduction to Book Appraisal Practice. Lorne Bair

 3:30 – 3:45                  BREAK

 3:45 – 5:15                  The Book As Physical Object: Part 2. Justin Croft & Simon Beattie

 5:15 – 6:30                  Classroom Open for Individual Research

 

THURSDAY 14 JULY

 8:30 – 10:00              Identifying  Illustration & Binding Techniques. Maria Lin

 10:00 – 10:15             BREAK

 10:15 – 12:30             Cataloguing 3: Small-Group Workshops. Faculty**

 

12:30 – 1:30                            LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                   Cataloguing Archives & Non–Traditional Materials. Katherine Reagan & Lorne Bair

 2:30 – 3:30                 Marketing Your Book Business. Heather O’Donnell & Brian Cassidy

 3:30 – 3:45                 BREAK

 3:45 – 4:30                 Consignments & Auctions. Heather O’Donnell & Brian Cassidy

 4:30 – 5:15                 CABS Benefit Auction. Rob Rulon–Miller, Auctioneer

  

FRIDAY 15 JULY

8:30 –9:30                               Working with Libraries & Institutions. Katherine Reagan & Mark Dimunation

 9:30 – 10:15                           Rulonomics. Rob Rulon-Miller

 10:15 – 10:30                          BREAK

 10:30 – 11:30                          Book Fairs & Trade Etiquette. Heather O’Donnell

 11:30 – 12:30                          Running & Stocking an Open Shop. John Thomson

  

12:30 – 1:30                            LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                               Fakes, Forgeries, & Theft. Garrett Scott & Brian Cassidy

 2:30 – 3:30                              Collection Building. Heather O’Donnell

 3:30 – 3:45                              BREAK

 3:45 – 4:45                              New Directions in Collecting & Bookselling. Faculty**

 4:45 – 5:15                              Open Session / Round Table + Student Evaluations.

 6:00 – 9:00                              Closing Ceremonies and Farewell Dinner. Matriculation Address by Mark Dimunation, Rare Books Division, Library of Congress